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How much does Center Support Bearing Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse $687 $182.85 $504.00 28% $956.85
2007 GMC Savana 1500 $429 $155.98 $273.00 25% $575.23
2006 Nissan Frontier $343 $139.72 $203.00 24% $451.47
2004 Cadillac CTS $577 $304.18 $273.00 20% $723.43
2011 Infiniti FX50 $513 $149.37 $364.00 27% $708.37
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG $180 $54.38 $126.00 27% $247.88

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Center Support Bearing Replacement Service

What is the Center Support Bearing all about?

While many of the cars on the road today use a front-wheel drive format, there are plenty of rear-wheel drive vehicles out there. These range from trucks to SUVs to passenger cars, and they all use drive shafts that connect the transmission to the rear differential in order to turn the rear wheels.

However, in very long drive shafts made with two sections, strains are problematic. A center support bearing is used to provide support for the shaft, reduce strain on drivetrain components, and allow the shaft to turn freely. It is a universal joint that allows free motion even if the shaft isn’t fully straight. If the center support bearing is worn, seized, or damaged, you will hear excessive squeaking noises or experience a “binding” feeling when driving.

Keep in mind:

  • Replacing the center support bearing will require removing at least part of the drive shaft.
  • Driving with a failed or failing center support bearing can cause serious damage to the transmission, the differential, or the drive shaft.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The transmission drive shaft with the center support bearing is removed from vehicle
  • The defective center support bearing is removed from the driveshaft
  • The new center support bearing is installed to the driveshaft and driveshaft is re-installed
  • The vehicle is removed from jack stands and road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Your center support bearing should be inspected on a regular basis (during normal maintenance, such as an oil change) for signs of wear and tear. It should be replaced by one of our expert mechanics immediately if they notice any damage.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Center Support Bearing?

  • Grinding/squealing noise when the vehicle is moving
  • A feeling of resistance/lack of performance

How important is this service?

Because the center support bearing upholds the drive shaft and ensures that it can spin freely, part failure is a serious concern. If the bearing freezes, you can easily damage transmission components, differential components, or even the drive shaft itself. We recommend immediate replacement.

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Number of Reviews

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John

24 years of experience
254 reviews
John
24 years of experience
John was easy to work with and very thorough.
2006 TOYOTA TUNDRA - CENTER SUPPORT BEARING - HOUSTON, TEXAS

Robert

17 years of experience
436 reviews
Robert
17 years of experience
Very helpful, professional and prompt.
2008 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC - CENTER SUPPORT BEARING - ARVADA, COLORADO

William

22 years of experience
35 reviews
William
22 years of experience
A true master at his craft a God of cars what can I say he is truly an asset to yourmechanic.com all around great guy clean installed center support bearing/flex disk/and other things I wasn't aware of all to make sure thing run safely thank you very much William "I highly recommend this man" super satisfied costumer. William and yourmechanic.com you guys Rock!!!
1997 BMW Z3 - CENTER SUPPORT BEARING - STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA

Travis

15 years of experience
62 reviews
Travis
15 years of experience
Had a blown center drive shaft support bearing. Travis showed up on time, knew exactly what he was doing, checked to insure the diagnostic was correct, kept a clean work environment, and performed exceptionally. He was very knowledgeable on my vehicle make and we had some pleasant discussions on the make and model. I would/will recommend Travis to anyone looking for a new mechanic.
2008 CHEVROLET EQUINOX - CENTER SUPPORT BEARING - GOOSE CREEK, SOUTH CAROLINA

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